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Hale Koa Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
2055 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Hale Koa Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived on March 23. The staff was wonderful. You are charged for parking it was 7.00 a day added to your room bill. The tip I can give military families is to pay for ocean front rooms the view is worth it. Check in early we found out it is first come first serve. Book your reservation as early... More 

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Kodiak, Alaska
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22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While the rooms could have been just a bit nicer, the amenities and common spaces were fantastic. The beach and pools were excellent. The luau was one of the best we've been to. If you're military or DOD eligible this is a great place to stay in Waikiki.

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Middletown, Delaware
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel. Beautiful grounds. Cheap drinks. Other reviewers said the decor was dated. Yes, they still have quilted bedspreads and functional furniture, but there is a flat screen TV, small fridge, ample bathroom. If I had it to do over, I agree with other reviewers I'm not sure if I'd pay for ocean view. You can see the ocean from... More 

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Chico, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This by far was the best buffet we had on Oahu. The prime rib was freshly cut and there was basically everything you could ask for on the menu. From breakfast to dinner to desserts they had it covered. The live Hawaiian music topped it all off!

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Washington DC
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6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another excellent stay with the Hale Koa. Everything was first rate, with the exception of the undermanned front desk (waited nearly one hour after a 14 hour trip from the East Coast). Location cannot be beat (East end of Waikiki), next to the Hilton Hawaiian Village and within walking distance of a large number of restaurants and the Ala Moana... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2nd time in a year sponsored from my nephew. This is a very good hotel in a great location right on the beach. Walking distance to Waikiki shops and restaurants...quickest route is out back door though park by Hawaii Army Museum. Missed going to the musuem. It has very good reviews, but was closed on the days we planned... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed there two times for several days each. The hotel is located on the infamous Waikiki Beach next to the Hawaiian Hilton Hotel. The property is exquisitely maintained and the views from many rooms is wonderful. The only detractors is the long lines at check-in and out - they appear to use antiquated systems that take a lot of... More 

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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I assume most readers are familiar with US military hotels. The Hale Koa is the best I've seen and military personnel and associated parties are very lucky to have access to this property. Don't expect a five-star resort, but do expect a four-star resort at a three-star price at an excellent location. Yes, it's crowded and full of families and... More 

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13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Checking in took about 20 minutes, line looked daunting but most folks were asking questions not just checking in so it moved quickly. We once again attended the first-day orientation and I appreciated the muffins, coffee and juice served along with the updated information presented. Room and balcony were kept very clean, shower pressure was strong and A/C worked well.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a military hotel but its on the strip of hotels that are not. The Hilton is right next door. I cant say enough great things about this hotel. It was clean & beautiful. I would travel here again time and time again.

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